Ambition can creep as well as soar.
Quote by Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke Quotes
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond...
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts
The march of the human mind is slow
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
You can never plan the future by the past.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only...
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do...
Patience will achieve more than force.
Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none.
All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing
I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations...
The march of the human mind is slow.
Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the...
A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is...
Poetry, with all its obscurity, has a more general as well as a more powerful...
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands...